Talking iPads

Reading Time: < 1 minute I was chatting about the iPad after catching up with the news that happened overnight my time. One viewpoint i found particularly interesting. “An iPad would be good for a woman. It is small, stylish, easy and light to carry, you don’t need to bring a laptop with you travelling any more; you can just… Continue reading Talking iPads

Shrook RSS reader

Reading Time: < 1 minute How China’s internet regulations got me thinking about the Shrook RSS reader and service. I got unfettered internet access during a trip across the border from Shenzhen , China to Hong Kong. I briefly checked my Bloglines account and found that I had over 11,000 unread posts to catch up on. This got me thinking… Continue reading Shrook RSS reader

Bomb, Book and Compass: Joseph Needham and The Great Secret of China by Simon Winchester

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bomb, Book and Compass Simon Winchester’s Bomb, Book and Compass delves into the history of science and innovation. The old adage of the victor writing history applies not only to wars but also the history of innovation and science. Everything you were taught in school about the history of science is likely to be wrong.… Continue reading Bomb, Book and Compass: Joseph Needham and The Great Secret of China by Simon Winchester